Two GHP students reported on their work over the summer. Haruka Toda supported the Kumamoto earthquake relief efforts where she helped local public health nurses and assessed medical needs of the people. She also joined the annual Pacific Partnership, a multilateral disaster relief mission in Palau. The ship had three medical missions medical civic action, dentistry and ophthalmology. Haruka Sakamoto contributed to the preparation of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 6) in Kenya August 27th [...]
The work of Professor Manami Inoue has been featured at the Scientific American website. Manami Inoue, Project Professor in the AXA Department of Health and Human Security, has been conducting research on cancer epidemiology and human longevity. Her profile in Scientific American highlights her achievements in identifying modifiable risk factors that offer the ptoential to further improve human longevity globally.
Professor Kenji Shibuya attended the Regional Consultation on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Western Pacific held at the WHO Office in Manila. Representatives from regional Member States discussed challenges in achieving the SDGs in this culturally diverse Region. Professor Shibuya also served as a panelist for a debate session on: Working in partnership opportunity or obstacles. He referred to Japan Vision: Health Care 2035 and the 2016 G7 Ise-Shima Summit in Japan, highlighting the continued importance of [...]
The Department of Global Health Policy is pleased to offer another Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Workshop facilitated by Mizanur Rahman and Sarah K. Abe September 5th-9th (10:00-15:30). This is a non-credit workshop, free and open to anyone interested. Please register at this link by August 15th. Please read the course overview for more details and contact information.